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Summer Scholars

New Charlotte is partnering with Church at Charlotte and St. Stephen UMC to conduct a summer reading book fair at Greenway Park and Idlewild Elementary Schools. 


Here’s How You Can Help

  • Donate during the offering or online and we will purchase books for you.
  • Join us at Greenway Park (May 22) or Idlewild (May 23) and help students choose the 5 books they can take home with them.


The Power of Literacy

  • 96% of 3rd graders reading on grade level will graduate on time
  • On average, students lose 2 months of reading skills over the summer
  • The third grade literacy proficiency rate is currently at 39% across CMS


Through participating in our Summer Scholars project, we are investing in 3 of 5 evidence-based practices that move the needle in improving children’s literacy: 

  • Active Reading
  • Summer Reading
  • Including Families in the Process

By reading 5 books during the summer, students can add 1.5 months of additional growth

Our Partners:

Greenway Park Elementary School Idlewild Elementary School Partner With Us

Upcoming Project

School Spirit 2018

October 31, 2018

New Charlotte and Church at Charlotte have School Spirit! 

In an effort to build school spirit and provide warmth for the winter, New Charlotte/Church at Charlotte are providing a hooded sweatshirt with their school logo for the students and staff at Greenway Park Elementary and Idlewild Elementary Schools.


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You then, my child, be strengthened by the grace that is in Christ Jesus.

2 Timothy 2:1